Number of syllables in the word 'defective'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word defective.

  1. No of syllables in defective : 3
  2. Divide syllables in defective : de-fec-tive

More about the word - defective

  1. noun
  2. Definition : A person or thing considered to be defective.
  1. adjective
  2. Synonyms : faulty
  3. Definition : Having one or more defects.
  4. Definition : (grammar, of a lexeme, especially a verb) Lacking some forms; e.g., having only one tense or being usable only in the third person.
  5. Definition : (Arabic grammar, of a verb) Having a root whose final consonant is weak (ي, و, or ء).


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